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Biggs, Loretta Copeland

Born 1954 in Atlanta, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
Nominated by Barack Obama on September 18, 2014, to a seat vacated by James A. Beaty, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 2014, and received commission on December 19, 2014.

Spelman College, B.A., 1976
Howard University School of Law, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:

Staff counsel, The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, Georgia, 1979-1982
Assistant district attorney, Forsyth County, North Carolina, 1984-1987
Judge, North Carolina District Court, Twenty-First Judicial District, 1987-1994
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of North Carolina, 1994-2001; executive assistant U.S. attorney, 1997-2001
Associate judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals, 2001-2002
Private practice, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 2003-2014

Miscellaneous Information:

Given name at birth: Loretta Yvonne Copeland